Tibetan and Himalayan Library - THL

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Title: Tibet : the Bradt travel guide
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Michael Buckley
One Sentence Summary: A comprehensive guidebook for traveling in Tibet.

Description: Bradt Tibet is a detailed guidebook for Tibet with a strong focus on Central Tibet, but also with information on eastern areas in Kham and Amdo. Comprehensive information on how to prepare for travel in Tibet, as well as the logistics of getting to various places like Lhasa, Shigatse,and so on are provided. Supplemental sections include details on Tibetan language, culture and history.

Publisher Place: Guilford, Conn.
Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides
Globe Pequot Press
Publisher country: United States
Publisher URL: http://www.bradt-travelguides.com/details.asp?prodid=82
Published Date: 2003
Edition: 2nd
Extent: 310 p. ; v. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Subject: Cultural tourism
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Tourism and Travel -- Travel Guides and Tourbooks
Cultural Coverage: Tibet
Temporal coverage: 21st century
Language: English

Table of Contents: Introduction vii -- Pt. 1 General information: 1. Background information 1 -- 2. Practical information 37 -- 3. Health and safety 83 -- pt. 2 The guide: 4. Lhasa 101 -- 5. Exploring Central Tibet 151 -- 6. Lhasa to Kathmandu 171 -- 7. Star treks 207 -- 8. Amdo, Kham, and East Tibet 235 -- 9. The Tibetan world 261 -- Appendix 1 Language & useful gestures 175 -- Appendix 2 Glossary 286 -- Appendix 3 Further information 289 -- Index 301

ISBN/ISSN: 1841621641

Associated Information: Kham

Project: Geotourism
Format: Print media (print or manuscript)
Resource Type: Book (single author)

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Date Of Record Creation: 2008-01-11 15:34:18
Date Record Checked: 2008-01-11
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